EOI – Positions at KWIC Wunan Health

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Wunan Health
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EOI - Positions at KWIC Wunan Health

Job ID: 13168
Job Views: 22
Location: Kununurra
Post Code: 6743
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 04/07/2024

Description:

Expression of Interest invited!!!

 

Want to work somewhere awesome? - because we are seeking to hire!

How would you like to live and work in the beautiful Kimberley and be part of one of the first Aboriginal owned Private GP clinics in the Kimberley region?

 

Think about living a stone’s throw away from some of nature’s most stunning gorges and waterfalls…

Spend your weekends fishing, out on a boat or sipping icy cold drinks on Lake Kununurra…

Spend your long weekends taking a drive up the NT exploring or shopping…

Sounds pretty awesome right? Kununurra. WA home of the picturesque Lake Argyle, surrounding gorges, waterfalls, adventurous fishing experiences and it sits 75km off the WA/NT Border practically making us cousins.

 

Wunan Health K-WIC- Kununurra Withdrawal Intervention Centre are seeking:

  • Aboriginal Health Practitioners,
  • Aboriginal Health Support Workers
  • Community Service workers,
  • Nurse,
  • Night Supervisors and
  • Administration Assistant

Job Requirements:

The Wunan Foundation is set to deliver a first-of-its-kind Aboriginal community-controlled low medical withdrawal service in Kununurra. This service will provide a safe and culturally appropriate treatment options to support people with alcohol and other drug problems in the area. It is a significant development for the local community, addressing a gap in services as identified by the Mental Health Commission of WA.

 

About the role:

We are seeking to fill multiple positions, full time, part time, or casual to work with Wunan Health General Practitioners, in a multidisciplinary team, to provide care and support to people seeking treatment for alcohol and other drug withdrawal.

 

All roles will work as part of a team that will provide assessments, care planning, and after care support. Duties will include providing harm minimization information/interventions, yarning about connection to culture and contributing towards creating a safe and supportive environment at our new Centre.

 

To be a successful candidate for the role you will need:

  • Relevant qualifications in Nursing or Aboriginal Health & Community Services
  • Relevant experience or working towards qualifications and further training
  • Willingness to be flexible with working hours
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Job perks to this Salaried position:

  • Attractive remuneration (well above award) plus superannuation
  • Salary packaging opportunities
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Professional Development opportunities

Pre-employment requirements:

  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check (not older than 6 months)
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check
  • Qualified Allied Health Professional with full registration with AHPRA or AASW - where applicable!
  • Meeting citizenship/residency or visa requirements
  • Current Australian unrestricted ‘C’ class Driver’s license. - where applicable!

How to Apply:

How to apply for this position:

Please submit via email an expression of interest to KWICManager@wunanhealth.org.au telling us why you are interested in working at the new K-WIC and attach a Resume or let us know about your training and experience. Please call Wendy Shannon 0434933464 to arrange an alternative method of applying for this position.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds including people with disability, LGBTI+ people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. For more information regarding Wunan Health & Well-Being Centre please visit the website: https://wunanhealth.org.au/

 

Please note that shortlisting, interviewing and appointing may begin immediately. We reserve the right close the position prior to the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

 

NOTE: All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and/or a working with children check. People with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position but each application will be considered on its merits.

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